Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he was saying. But Martha was distracted by her many tasks; so she came to him and asked, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to do all the work by myself? Tell her then to help me.” But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things;there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her.”
Ever feel like you’re on a human hamster wheel? All that you do only leads to more spinning in place? In love, Christ calls us to find our true security through His work and not the record of our own. Joshua Jones, Director of the Chapel on the Ave, shares this meditation from August 7th on the Gospel for Mary and Martha and us all.